Cephalanthus occidentalis – Buttonbush


A unique easy to grow shrub with unusual showy flowers that creates a haven for butterflies and bees.


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Buttonbush is deciduous shrub particularly well suited to wet open areas and low level woodland.  With small fragrant white flowers mid-summer it is very attractive to bees and butterflies. Its flower heads mature ball shaped fruits which persist in winter.

‘This four-season shrub adapts easily to various soil types and provides essential food to bees, butterflies and other beneficial insects.”  Hortmag.com

Height: 6 – 12 ft

Sun: Full sun to partial shade

Water: Medium to wet

Bloom color: White

Bloom time: June

Additional information

1 gallon, 2 gallon, quart